Monday July 13-th, 2020

Pompeo Denies Former Adviser's Claim He Stopped Statement Supporting Yovanovitch Pompeo Denies Former Adviser's Claim He Stopped Statement Supporting Yovanovitch

While the Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told her she had done nothing wrong, the president had lost confidence in her, according to Sullivan, after she was disparaged by Giuliani, his associates, and Ukraine's corrupt former prosecutor-ge...

Michael Bloomberg Will Spend ‘Whatever It Takes’ to Defeat Trump Michael Bloomberg Will Spend ‘Whatever It Takes’ to Defeat Trump

The New York Times reported that Bloomberg was actively laying the groundwork, including filing the paperwork to participate in the Alabama Democratic primary . However, Bloomberg's late entry to the presidential race could possibly a challenge....

Gender-reveal stunt caused small plane crash, report says Gender-reveal stunt caused small plane crash, report says

According to an official accident report filed by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the pilot accidentally flew the aircraft too slowly as he was attempting to unload almost 350 gallons of pink-colored water for the reveal. According t...

In Japan, women were forbidden to wear glasses at work In Japan, women were forbidden to wear glasses at work

Among them, some retail chains reportedly said glasses-wearing shop assistants gave a "cold impression". In connection with the protests, the hashtag "glasses are forbidden" (forbidden points) gained popularity in local social networks under ironic...

Charges: Chinese surveillance goods illegally sold to US Charges: Chinese surveillance goods illegally sold to US

US Attorney Richard Donoghue said the government began investigating the alleged scheme after a member of an Air Force security unit saw an image of a Chinese security service badge in software for one device. Aventura and legal counselors for the ...

USA voices concern at Cambodia crackdown, Amnesty decries neighbours' cooperation USA voices concern at Cambodia crackdown, Amnesty decries neighbours' cooperation

However, Sok Touch, the president of the Royal Academy of Cambodia said on Friday that if Rainsy really wanted to enter Cambodia , he could fly directly into the Kingdom from Japan or South Korea. They say they seek to spark a popular movement to ...

Wife of killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi captured, says Turkey Wife of killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi captured, says Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed for the primary time on Wednesday that she had been detained. According to Baghdadi's brother-in-law Mohamad Ali Sajit, who is in Iraqi custody, he had four wives when he last met him in the summer of 2...

Bangladesh: mass evacuation as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bangladesh: mass evacuation as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Minister for disaster management Enamur Rahman told AFP the evacuation of 400,000 people would be completed by Saturday evening. The cyclone is unlikely to make the landfall in Odisha, but the state will face heavy to very heavy rainfall in its c...

Trump noncommittal on backing Jeff Sessions for Senate Trump noncommittal on backing Jeff Sessions for Senate

What Trump might do or say about his former attorney general was a closely watched development as Sessions upended the GOP primary with his last-minute entry. Sessions announced late Thursday that he's running for the Senate seat he left to become at...

Sheriff: Father, daughter abducted, raped woman ‘left to die’ in Mojave Desert Sheriff: Father, daughter abducted, raped woman ‘left to die’ in Mojave Desert

Eddie Hernandez of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Police say Stanley Alfred Lawton, 54, and Shaniya Poche Lawton knew the victim, and they allegedly robbed her at gunpoint in the North Las Vegas area and then abducted her, bringing her to Pa...

Taylor Rose Williams' Mother Brianna Williams Stops Cooperating In Investigation

Brianna Williams reported last seeing her daughter at home around midnight on November 6, telling police she discovered her back door was unlocked when she woke up the next morning and then realized the child was gone. "I feel bad, and that's our jo...

Kentucky Election '19 may sway national 2020 strategy Kentucky Election '19 may sway national 2020 strategy

While Beshear called for a "smooth transition", Bevin has refused to concede the race. Kondik added that the problems of Republicans in the sub-urb areas, rural areas and in small towns must not be neglected because those were big problems that willl...

Police in Bolivia join opposition as crisis mounts Police in Bolivia join opposition as crisis mounts

President Evo Morales was not in the compound when police retreated to their barracks, in a sign of growing discontent among security forces after a disputed election . "La Paz is the city where tyrants fall". Opposition leaders urged the milita...

Turkey says will begin repatriation of ISIS prisoners on Monday Turkey says will begin repatriation of ISIS prisoners on Monday

Ankara says it has about 1,200 of the militants in custody. Several European countries have been stripping the militants of their citizenships to stop their repatriation amid fears of a political backlash, concerns about whether they can successful...

Johnson, Grassley ask State Department for Hunter Biden docs Johnson, Grassley ask State Department for Hunter Biden docs

Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley are asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to release any State Department records related to Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter. Tramontano "noted that two high profile USA citizens are affiliated with the com...

Convicted murderer who momentarily died says his life sentence has been served Convicted murderer who momentarily died says his life sentence has been served

According to the Iowa Court of Appeals, Schreiber "claims he momentarily died at the hospital, thereby fulfilling his "life" sentence ..." In Schreiber's claim - which he filed previous year - he claimed he was resuscitated against his will and tha...

Turkish, Russian troops conduct 3rd joint patrol in Syria Turkish, Russian troops conduct 3rd joint patrol in Syria

Under the deal, Turkey paused its anti-terror push east of the Euphrates River for 120 hours to allow the withdrawal of the terrorist YPG/PKK from a planned safe zone in northern Syria . Hungarian officials have said they expect to draw natural gas ...

Gunmen shoot dead 5 protesters in southern Iraqi city Gunmen shoot dead 5 protesters in southern Iraqi city

The canisters have pierced protesters' skulls and chests, with the United Nations saying at least 16 people had been killed that way as of November 5. Iraq's top Shiite cleric Ali al-Sistani said on Friday that Iraqi government has a unique opportu...

Iraqi security forces clear bridges occupied by protesters Iraqi security forces clear bridges occupied by protesters

The clashes wounded scores more people and put security forces back in control of all except one major bridge linking the Iraqi capital's eastern residential and business districts to government headquarters across the Tigris river. Three of the dead...

China fentanyl case just 'the tip of the iceberg' China fentanyl case just 'the tip of the iceberg'

A court in northern China sentenced one fentanyl trafficker to death and eight others for various jail sentences on Thursday after a drug bust that was the first collaboration between law enforcement officials in China and the USA working to crack ...

Justice Department accuses 2 ex-Twitter employees of being Saudi spies Justice Department accuses 2 ex-Twitter employees of being Saudi spies

At the time, according to the charges, Abouammo was a media partnerships manager at Twitter , responsible for the Middle East and Africa regions. Abouammo's website says he is finishing a master's degree in management from Harvard University.

Briefing: Google Considers Changes to Political Ad Policy Briefing: Google Considers Changes to Political Ad Policy

He said the company has thought carefully about the issue and is taking a stance on principle, noting that political ads will make up less than 1% of revenue next year. He's also been an advisor to Twitter and a columnist for Wired, before recently r...

Pence aide testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry, John Bolton a no-show Pence aide testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry, John Bolton a no-show

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. A transcript of Taylor's closed-door deposition was released publicly Wednesday. ...

North Korean fishermen suspected of killing 16 of their crew members North Korean fishermen suspected of killing 16 of their crew members

According to the Ministry, this is the first time South Korea has deported any North Korean national. "The government chose to expel them as they had committed grave, non-political crimes such as murder and were not subject to our protection under ...

Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

Marando read the transcript of Bannon's grand jury testimony, noting that Bannon had said, "I think it was generally believed that the [Trump campaign's] access point [to Assange] would be Roger Stone". "He's good on radio", Credico said of Stone. "H...

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